Category: Health

Prescription Glasses & Eyewear for Only $10

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Good vision is priceless!

I’m in my mid-30s and my vision has recently been changing. In fact, it’s been improving. Because the power of my lenses are often now too strong, I find myself needing to update my prescription every 6 months to 1 year. This can be very costly, as I would need to buy new glasses each time. Fortunately, I found a site where I can get great looking, affordable prescription glasses for about S$10! (more…)

How to Save Time Preparing a Homemade Meal

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Food preparation can be quick, easy, and delicious with the right tools.

The number 1 reason people don’t cook at home is “not enough time”. But if you compare the time it takes to dine out (including travel time and wait time) to eating at home, sometimes dining out takes even more time. And if you use easy and quick preparation methods at home (like I do), then cooking at home takes just minutes. I can even multitask and do other things while I cook. My favourite kitchen appliance is my pressure cooker. It not cooks rice twice as fast, it can cook an entire multi-course meal for 20 guests in less than two hours time.  (more…)

Why Cheap Meals May End Up Costing You More

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What’s the real cost of cheap food?

In our “food paradise” nation, there is no shortage of choice and variety when it comes to dining options. Wherever you are, you’re only a few step away from a food court or restaurant. Though despite the abundance of good-tasting food, most of the food my family consumes is homemade. People always ask why I don’t eat out more often. They say that food is cheaper at food courts than if you make it at home. Is this true? If we assume stall owners are making a profit, how are they keeping the food so cheap?     (more…)

Are Gym Memberships in Singapore Worth the Price?

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Fitness centres are great, but they come with a high price tag.

Gym memberships in Singapore usually cost over $150 a month. People tell me that they feel it’s too high a price to pay for health. But that assumes you can’t achieve good health in a less expensive way. Here’s how I do it without an expensive gym membership: (more…)